Minimum Transfer Capability Between Regions Debated at FERC
Concept Popular, but Clear Split Emerges on How to Plan for Such Tx Lines
A map produced by Grid Strategies for Americans for a Clean Energy Grid showing net load (demand minus renewable output plus forced outages) of the Eastern Interconnection and ERCOT during one hour of December's winter storms. Regions near 100% and in red are experiencing maximum shortfalls, while green ones have plenty of spare capacity. | Grid Strategies
May 17, 2023
Parties filing comments with FERC on expanding interregional transfer capability mostly supported the concept, though opinions were split on how to get there.